Newcastle Fire Protection District

Reader Input: Place trust in Robinson

We need a trustworthy, honest individual to represent all of us on our local fire board. Anyone who knows or who has known Rocky (Robinson) from his business or as an acquaintance ...

Reader Input: Rocky Robinson evokes integrity

We saw a bumper sticker the other day that said “Integrity is doing the right thing when no one is watching.” We thought it was a good description of our longtime frien ...

Log truck rollover halts traffic

An overturned logging truck blocked traffic on Highway 193 outside of Newcastle Monday afternoon spilling nearly a dozen large logs along the roadway. The accident occurred on a w ...

Newcastle property owner, former fire board member fire back

Newcastle residents Elliott Rose and Bob Stearns have taken exception to allegations against them by A. Jerald Saladana in an Auburn Journal article published April 25. In the art ...

Newcastle resident donates property for new fire station

Newcastle Fire Protection District now has property on which to build a new fire station, as long as plans for the station pass environmental inspections. In meeting last week, th ...

Newcastle’s new fire station waiting for funds

The Newcastle Fire Protection District is once again waiting on repairs for a garage door and funding for a new fire station.   However, administrators say neither is a major ...

Newcastle fire board chair to step down

After 14 months as chairman of Newcastle Fire Protection District’s board of directors, Dave Ward will step down in February to move out of state and spend time with his fami ...

Reader Input: Newcastle fire board comes up short

Open letter to the Newcastle Fire Protection District board of directors: I was present when you took your oath of office wherein you promised to uphold the laws of the state. Ju ...

Newcastle fire station gets a makeover

NEWCASTLE -- Employees and volunteers put the finishing touches on the façade of Newcastle’s fire station on Tuesday after years of back-and-forth about how to refurbi ...

Reader Input: Welcome new Newcastle fire station

As a long-time resident of Newcastle, I was delighted to read that the Newcastle Fire Protection District (NFPD) board has decided to build a new station instead of rehabilitating ...